|After the first coat of poly dries the perimeter of the floors are sanded lightly by hand.||
Hand sanding is done with a fine grit paper or
grit screen going with the grain of the wood.
|Then the floors are buffed with a 150 grit screen . This process is done in between all following coats. Usually three is standard.||
Buffing between coats smoothes out roughness in the floor and allow for good adhesion for the
|After buffing and hand sanding the floors are carefully vacuumed.||
vacuuming should also be done around edges of room, on tops of base boards
and all heating ducts.
|Finally before coating , the floors are tacked with rags and thinner or water to remove any remaining dust film.||
Tacking around the perimeter of the floor
and in corners should be bone by hand.
|After cleaning, the floor is then coated with the brush and lambs wool applicator.||
cutting in should be done in sections and then mopped
to avoid finnish setting up from getting
to far ahead.
|The lambs wool applicator leaves a nice smooth finnish but can be tricky to get the hang of.||
Use smooth even strokes and try not to
leave puddles or dry spots.
And that's all there is to it...